Couples continue to be left out of pocket by wedding venues
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 4:52 AM
Wedding venues could be breaking the law by exploiting unfair terms and conditions to avoid refunding couples for cancellations due to coronavirus, new research has revealed.
Cineworld plans to reopen all its 128 venues in July
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 4:50 AM
This is Money has learnt that the company plans to update its booking system to enable customers to book a seat with social distancing factored in.
How to pay for the pandemic? Stark decisions faced by the Chancellor
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 4:48 AM
The scale of Britain's borrowing and debt binge caused by the lockdown has never been greater. That number should start to ease down as people return to work and the nation's shops open.
Gardening Express customers vent their fury amid order chaos
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 4:46 AM
The company, based in Chelmsford in Essex, does not have a telephone number and has, temporarily at least, shut down its Twitter account.
Buy a mystery box of clothes half price with Lost Stock
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 4:04 AM
Fashionistas can get their hands on brand new clothes said to be worth £70 for half price - while helping those in need at the same time with Lost Stock.
Credit card crunch continues as interest-free terms hit a record low
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 1:24 AM
The number of interest-free credit card deals has fallen to a record low for the second successive month, as banks continue to slash the availability of unsecured debt.
Aston Martin begins production of its £3.3m reborn DB5 Goldfinger classics
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 1:17 AM
Exterior gadgets include: revolving number plates; simulated twin front machine guns; simulated tyre slasher; bullet proof rear shield; front and rear battering rams; and an oil slick delivery system..
The brands with the best-rated dealer networks in the UK revealed
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 1:08 AM
When it comes to servicing and repairs, it's Japanese manufacturers that dominate the rankings in a survey of 18,000 car owners in Britain.
I'm worried about my job - can my lender withdraw my mortgage offer?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 12:56 AM
Your lender has the right to reassess your finances at any time that it pleases, meaning that if your situation changes dramatically they could withdraw their offer.
Mole Valley fund house launches 'Yorkshire T20' portfolio
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 12:50 AM
The York office of the Mole Valley fund house has launched the 'Yorkshire T20', with annual charges starting at 1.25 per cent - not including various administration fees.
Will coronavirus result in the death of cash in Britain?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 12:49 AM
'Sorry, we don't accept cash.' That will be a familiar phrase for the rest of 2020 as major retailers begin to reopen on mass in mid-June.
Coronavirus crash decimates the value of Child Trust Funds
Child Trust Funds were introduced in 2005 to encourage families to save for their children's future. Around six million children born between September 1, 2002, and January 2, 2011, were eligible.
10 investing tips if the worst of the Covid-19 shock is far from over
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 12:48 AM
This month the Bank of England warned the UK economy faces its worst downturn in 300 years, while chancellor Rishi Sunak said it was very likely we are in the middle of a 'significant' recession.
Housing market reopens and demand soars says Zoopla
www.dailymail.co.uk - 28 May 2020 12:35 AM
Zoopla says demand from buyers was 20% higher in the week following the reopening of the housing market on 12 May, compared to the beginning of March.
Mobile app Bits says it can boost your credit score for a monthly fee
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 11:42 PM
The app is intended to build up your Experian credit score using a monthly fee closer to a subscription service than a credit card. In fact, it doesn't even give you a card to buy things.
Notorious short-seller 'Dark Destroyer' tears into Boohoo
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 2:35 PM
Shares plunged 10.9 per cent on Tuesday after Shadow Fall, the hedge fund run by Matthew Ear, published a 54-page report accusing the fashion giant of misleading investors about profits and cashflow.
MARKET REPORT: Hopes of an end to lockdown put a spring in FTSE's step
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 2:10 PM
London's premier index rose 1.3 per cent to close at 6144.25. It has climbed 23 per cent from depths it plunged to in March, though it's still down 20 per cent from a January peak of 7675.
ALEX BRUMMER: Landlords take a brutal beating
Amid the constant tussle between commercial landlords and retailers it is the property owners who are often portrayed as villains. Traditional bugbears play their part in this.
Office space firm IWG courts investors with plan to raise £315m
The company said it wants to chase growth opportunities and strengthen its 'global leadership position'. Founder and billionaire Mark Dixon owns 28.6 per cent of the business.
Small firms still waiting for vital loans with £18.5bn already lent
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 2:09 PM
Lenders have been overwhelmed with almost 800,000 applications for Government-backed Bounce Back loans since the scheme, which has been hit by problems, launched on May 4.
Grocery sales rise at their fastest rate in 25 years during lockdown
Industry data from research group Kantar showed supermarket spending hit £31.4bn in the 12 weeks to May 17, The 14.3 per cent rise was the biggest since records began in 1994.
BMW increases the BMW 5 series price and the size of its grille
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 3:01 AM
As an example of the price rises for the 5-series, BMW said the new incoming 520i SE now starts from £37,970 on-the-road compared to £37,600 for the outgoing model - a jump of £370.
Revised Countryman SUV revealed - and it would swallow the 1959 original whole
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 3:00 AM
The latest update to the Mini Countryman make it look like a small car on steroids - and is a far cry from design genius Sir Alec Issigonis's original tiny Mini - a 10-foot box on wheels - from 1959.
New £53,000 electric Volvo XC40 Recharge is twice the price of the standard SUV
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 1:42 AM
Powered by twin electric motors producing 408hp it accelerates from 0-62mph in 4.9 seconds and has a claimed range of 249 miles. However, it's more than double the price of the £25k entry-spec XC40.
Have you been left short changed by government pension blunders?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 1:35 AM
Campaigners are calling for the Department for Work and Pensions to conduct a full investigation into how many women have missed out on their pensions and how it was allowed to happen.
VICTORIA BISCHOFF: How many women have missed out in retirement?
It is shameful that retired women are being forced to fight hard to get the state pension they deserve. It is estimated these wives, widows and divorcees may now be owed up to £100m in lost income.
Insurers still refusing to pay out on Covid policies
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 1:19 AM
Tens of thousands of firms face bankruptcy having been denied payouts, despite years of paying for policies that promised to provide protection against outbreaks of a 'human contagious disease'.
Holiday refund hopes grounded as airlines plan to restart flights
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 1:17 AM
A raft of UK carriers have now said they plan to resume summer routes despite government advice against foreign holidays and plans to quarantine travellers for two weeks.
Financial Conduct Authority warns over mortgage holiday debt threat
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 1:16 AM
Homeowners who have deferred their mortgage payments are being warned against a debt binge after the go-ahead to extend mortgage holidays by three months has been approved.
ASK TONY: How did my £3,454 cheque with Halifax vanish into thin air?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 12:59 AM
I went into my Halifax branch and asked for a cheque for €4,000 to be raised and paid to a third party. The cheque was never received and the money has not been credited back.
MPs demand Chancellor take action to save cash system from collapse
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 12:51 AM
A letter signed by 37 cross-party MPs have written to Rishi Sunak urging him to bring forward legislation that would revive free-to-use cash machines for local communities.
Some 750,000 MOTs carried out in April despite lockdown
Motorists were urged to not use their cars as part of stricter lockdown rules in April, with only front-line and essential workers allowed to continue driving and have vehicles MOT tested.
Savers desperate to switch Isa deals lose out over costly delays
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 12:46 AM
Many savers are now stuck in an account paying almost nothing and urgently want to transfer. But branches have asked customers not to visit unless it is an emergency.
MAGGIE PAGANO: Should Sunak bail out Jaguar Land Rover?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 27 May 2020 12:35 AM
Rookie chancellor Rishi Sunak won many plaudits for moving so swiftly to pump billions of pounds into the economy to save Britain from going bust after the lockdown.
Househunting surge will be short-lived, warns Zoopla
www.dailymail.co.uk - 26 May 2020 2:58 PM
Zoopla also warned that four in ten buyers were now shelving their plans because of market uncertainty, loss of income or diminished confidence in their future finances.
Accountants PwC and KPMG face probe over Eddie Stobart crash
The Financial Reporting Council has said that it will begin two probes. One will be into KPMG's audit of Eddie Stobart for the year to November 2017, the other will look into PwC's audit the following year.
ALEX BRUMMER: Share stakes for the state
Successive governments, since the Thatcher years, have lived in fear of the state taking stakes in troubled private sector firms. Northern Rock in 2007 and the crisis of 2008 changed that.
Warner Music Group eyes £11bn stock market float
The US firm, which has musicians such as Michael Buble and Ed Sheeran (pictured) signed to its label, is resuming its plans to float some shares on the US Nasdaq stock exchange.
Bloodbath of bankers in HSBC's biggest shake-up in 155 years
The bank had already announced it was axing 35,000 posts this year. But due to the pandemic, the lender now thinks its overhaul may need to be even more radical.
Supercar maker McLaren to axe 1,200 jobs as it battles to survive
Just a day after the Government announced car dealerships would be allowed to reopen from next Monday, the Surrey-based company said 1,200 of its 4,000 workers would lose their jobs.
Retailers jump as restrictions are eased with non-essential shops to open from June 15
JD Sports and Primark owner Associated British Foods was a big riser on the FTSE 100 share index, as investors hoped Britons would soon be filling up their baskets again.
Travel stocks soar amid signs lockdown restrictions are set to ease
On a day that saw the FTSE 100 index hit a four-week high, sources close to the German government said the country's borders may begin to reopen for travel from mid-June.
Vauxhall boss warns production will be down for months
www.dailymail.co.uk - 26 May 2020 2:57 PM
Vauxhall reopened in Luton, which makes the Vivaro van, just over a week ago. But its Ellesmere Port site, which makes the Astra family hatchback, remains out of action.
MARKET REPORT: Aston Martin accelerates after boss is ejected
Andy Palmer was once credited with leading the car maker's recovery after taking the wheel in 2014, however his stewardship since it floated in 2018 has proved far more controversial.
Four ways to kit out your home for indoor exercise on every budget
www.dailymail.co.uk - 26 May 2020 9:48 AM
Millions of us have got used to working out at home or in our local parks for free during lockdown, meaning gym memberships look set to be a major casualty of the pandemic.
Which SUVs have the best real-world fuel economy?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 26 May 2020 9:13 AM
We've used What Car?'s True MPG calculator to work out how Dominic Cummings' Land Rover can go before it empties its fuel tank - and reveal seven rival mid-size SUVs that are more frugal.
VW ordered to buy back cars it equipped with emission evasion kits
www.dailymail.co.uk - 26 May 2020 8:58 AM
The decision comes after a motorist took the company to court over a Volkswagen Sharan he bought in 2014, which was equipped with the software that turned off emissions controls during testing.
Aston Martin boss Andy Palmer leaves the business
www.dailymail.co.uk - 26 May 2020 8:50 AM
The luxury car-maker has named Tobias Moers, who runs Mercedes-Benz's AMG performance arm, as his replacement. Shares in Aston Martin shot up almost 40 per cent in early trading.
Which traditionally defensive stocks proved their worth during the coronavirus crash?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 26 May 2020 6:16 AM
Defensive stocks are generally those that are less vulnerable to the economic cycle and financial shocks. But even these hardy shares have struggled this year.
Kia's new Rio supermini gets hybrid technology for 2020
www.dailymail.co.uk - 26 May 2020 4:04 AM
The new Rio features Kia's first electrified petrol 48-volt mild-hybrid powertrain and comes complete with a face-lifted exterior and updated interior design. Prices will start from £13k to rival the Ford Fiesta.
You can't go away but should you still sell your investments in May?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 26 May 2020 3:35 AM
The old adage to 'sell in May and go away' has worked out only twice over the past decade. We can't physically go away this year but some experts think your investments should have a break.
Can I book a 2020 summer holiday in Britain?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 26 May 2020 3:27 AM
Most British holidaymakers are resigned to the fact that they won't be able to head abroad this summer due to the coronavirus pandemic causing travel havoc.
Should I take BA refund in the form of Avios points?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 26 May 2020 2:39 AM
The airline said the actual rate of Avios that you get for the price of your flight is roughly double what you would normally get if you bought Avios using cash.
We reveal how buffet restaurants will have to adapt post-lockdown
www.dailymail.co.uk - 26 May 2020 1:10 AM
With the coronavirus pandemic changing the way we conduct our everyday lives, will buffet-style restaurants even be able to open again?
We have THREE MONTHS to save the economy, says top recruitment boss
www.dailymail.co.uk - 25 May 2020 2:10 PM
As boss of REED, Britain's biggest recruitment firm, James Reed is uniquely well-placed to see the devastation the coronavirus is wreaking on the economy.
Rolls-Royce piles pressure on smaller suppliers demanding price cuts
www.dailymail.co.uk - 25 May 2020 2:06 PM
The engineering group has written to some 700 aerospace suppliers asking for the concession, even as it reduces the size of its orders. Just days ago Rolls announced it was slashing 9,000 jobs.
Bangladeshi factories battle UK rag trade billionaire Philip Day
Around 30 suppliers to the Edinburgh Woollen Mill group, which also includes Peacocks and Jaeger, have accused tycoon Philip Day (pictured) of taking 'undue advantage of the Covid-19 situation'.
Results of Astrazeneca's Covid-19 vaccine trial due 'within weeks'
www.dailymail.co.uk - 25 May 2020 2:04 PM
The drugs group has teamed up with scientists from Oxford University, who are developing the potential shot, and on Thursday last week it was handed a £1bn boost from the US government.
How greedy landlords are suing students for unpaid rent
www.dailymail.co.uk - 25 May 2020 4:11 AM
Many university students are being threatened with legal action from letting agents and private landlords unless they pay for accommodation. Jack Clarke, with his father Phil, has lodged a complaint.
RUTH SUNDERLAND: Tories must bring back prosperity regions
www.dailymail.co.uk - 25 May 2020 1:51 AM
The Tories need a proper strategy that will promote advanced manufacturing and innovation. Above all, they must help the young, whose prospects are most at risk, to make their way into good jobs.
Boss of Marks & Spencer slashes his bonuses
www.dailymail.co.uk - 25 May 2020 1:44 AM
Steve Rowe had defied calls to give up his full £810,000 salary plus bonuses, which paid out a total of £1.6m last year. But M&S said he would not take annual bonuses for 2019/20 or 2020/21.
Volkswagen campervans set to be staycation hit
www.dailymail.co.uk - 25 May 2020 1:38 AM
Requests for quotes for VW's £55,000 California model rocketed 250 per cent in April compared with March. Inquiries about its new, larger Grand California model, soared by 100 per cent.
Ministers weigh up sovereign wealth fund for regions
www.dailymail.co.uk - 25 May 2020 1:35 AM
The Government would buy shares in key private firms outside London - and could bring in private investors - to support those with the potential to gain international success after the crisis.
As European resorts finally start to reopen... What's going on in our holiday hotspots?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 25 May 2020 1:31 AM
Travel corridors and bubbles, sea bridges, quarantines - there's a lot of confusion surrounding holidays, as restrictions ease. We look at what your chances are for a summer getaway.
TSB customers say they've been unfairly denied a £50 cashback offer
www.dailymail.co.uk - 25 May 2020 12:26 AM
Some customers of TSB have complained the bank has left them out of pocket by denying them a £50 cashback bonus they were entitled to, despite appearing to follow the rules of the offer.
We reveal if you should use chargeback to get your holiday money back
Ryanair customers are wrongly being told that using the chargeback card-protection scheme is a fraudulent activity.
My pension pot could run out within four years - what can I do?
My financial adviser rote yesterday to say due to the downturn in the value of the fund if I maintained the present income stock would have to be sold and the fund would only last three to four years.
How to make your own beer for less than 50p a pint
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 3:40 PM
The closure of pubs, combined with stressed household finances, has caused demand for homebrew kits to soar. But of course, home brewing is not always plain sailing.
Who'll clean up after the Covid crisis?
We ask the experts
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 3:31 PM
We asked expert futurists to gaze into a post-coronavirus future and suggest how our lives will change due to the pandemic .
HETHERINGTON: The Lloyd's insurer that heaps shame on its own industry
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 3:26 PM
We run a small pub in Herefordshire, and due to the forced closure, we are struggling to make ends meet. We do have pandemic insurance, but our insurers are refusing to pay out.
Home buyers cut their offers in the face of the coronavirus crash
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 3:23 PM
The impact of coronavirus is still being felt in the property market - from nervous sellers to buyers trying to scoop a possible bargain.
MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Shipping magnate Braemar
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 2:09 PM
Shipping magnates come from far and wide to arrange deals, secure finance and seek advice in the capital. Braemar is one of the companies those businesses turn to.
RAY MASSEY: Car dealers preparing to re-open showrooms
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 11:15 AM
With ministers urging people to avoid public transport and pent up demand for new and used cars, many returning to work after the Bank Holiday will be looking to buy a cheap runaround.
Where are the investment fund stars of tomorrow?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 7:20 AM
Does the ignominious decline of Neil Woodford and his protege Mark Barnett mean the days of the star manager are over? Or are there a select few you should still follow?
Fuller's boss: Half of my pubs can't open if the two-metre rule stays
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 7:06 AM
Fuller's boss Simon Emeny and fellow chief executives have been calling for the Government to relax social distancing rules in pubs to one metre.
Britain's plan for £25bn sovereign wealth fund
Officials are understood to be 'actively considering' a £25billion taxpayer-backed fund to reboot struggling regional firms in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
Grocers and butchers return to our high streets
Independent traders are moving into vacant high street stores across parts of London in a bet that people will shop more locally when the coronavirus lockdown ends.
Should you invest in collectables for events that won't take place?
All the big sporting and music festivals may have been cancelled, but not before a host of collectable memorabilia was produced to celebrate them. Here we identify what could prove to be collecting bargains.
Jockey Richard Pitman on money and abolishing income tax
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 7:04 AM
Former jump jockey Richard Pitman would abolish income tax if he was Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Cut 2-metre rule to save 'thousands' of jobs, say restaurants
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 6:48 AM
Andy Hornby, chief executive of The Restaurant Group, is among a group of industry leaders lobbying for social distancing to be cut to one metre as the coronavirus lockdown is lifted.
Aston Martin cash boost for F1 team
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 6:47 AM
Earlier this year, Stroll led a consortium of investors who bought a 25 per cent stake in the London-listed luxury car-maker in the hope of turning around its fortunes.
Tony Blair's favourite banker Chambers set to exit Credit Suisse
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 6:45 AM
City sources said Russell Chambers will leave Credit Suisse next month. He joined in 2007 to become chief executive of its UK investment bank.
HAMISH MCRAE: Savers will pick up the tab for the coronavirus crisis
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 6:43 AM
Our national debt is going to end up well over 100 per cent of GDP, perhaps 110 per cent, conceivably more.
AA boss sacked for brawl sues over stress at work
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 6:42 AM
Bob Mackenzie has accused the AA of failing to support him in the months leading up to his attack on a fellow executive in 2017.
Netflix looked at bid to buy £2.4bn Regal Cinemas
Sources said the $200billion TV streaming giant was among the parties in the running to buy America's Regal Cinemas before Cineworld struck its deal in November 2017.
GKN jobs fear as aerospace giant pays staff to quit
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 6:38 AM
Plane parts manufacturer GKN has asked staff at two of its largest aerospace factories to take voluntary redundancy to limit substantial involuntary cuts that are believed to be looming.
Tchenguiz in furious row with rail bet financiers
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 6:36 AM
Robert Tchenguiz is embroiled in a vicious spat with powerful City stockbrokers after his multi-million pound bet on the transport giant FirstGroup turned sour.
STOCK WATCH: Fund eyes Urban Exposure as three-way battle looms
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 6:26 AM
A fund run by Christopher Mills has quietly built up a stake in AIM-listed Urban Exposure , which provides finance to property developers.
Pizza Express could permanently close scores of its 470 UK restaurants
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 6:23 AM
The Mail on Sunday understands Pizza Express could go through a restructuring process known as a CVA.
M&S boss warns staff on Ocado deal
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 6:20 AM
M&S food managing director Stuart Machin said his team is maintaining a 'laser' focus on September 1 when Ocado ditches Waitrose, its partner of 18 years.
MIDAS UPDATE: Vital signs are healthy for our medical tip LiDCO
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 5:50 AM
AIM-listed medical device firm LiDCO produces haemodynamic monitors, which help doctors to make the right assessments at the right time.
J STERN & CO WORLD STARS: The fund seeking quality over quantity
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 5:46 AM
As the name alludes to, World Stars Global Equity invests in some of the world's biggest and most successful listed companies - 26 of them.
JEFF PRESTRIDGE: You help us do our jobs better... thank you
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 5:37 AM
You have been quite magnificent in keeping me and my money team informed of the key issues that are currently impacting on your financial lives.
Scammers use easyJet data breach to lure new victims
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 4:34 AM
Households are being urged to watch out for a new wave of emails from fraudsters looking to steal their bank details.
Rolls-Royce's new model Cullinan probably costs more than the car on your driveway
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 May 2020 2:18 AM
Rolls-Royce says this 1:8 scale replica of its latest Cullinan is an 'astonishingly accurate' version customers can buy alongside their real-life cars when they order the six-figure SUV.
Some 130,000 older married women may be owed £100m in state pension
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 3:37 PM
Around 130,000 married women could be missing out on a bigger state pension, an investigation has revealed. It is feared that older married women may be owed up to £100million.
Despair engulfs High Street: Lockdown triggers record slump
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 11:29 AM
The Office for National Statistics revealed sales slumped almost a fifth in the UK last month, wiping out 15 years of sales growth. But online sales hit record levels under lockdown.
Britons' most iconic TV car has been revealed in a poll
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 2:52 AM
An expert panel of five motoring journalists were asked to nominate classic TV cars before 2,000 Boundless members voted on their favourites.
Could your savings rate go negative? This is Money podcast
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 2:33 AM
We look at the weird world of negative rates, where investors pay to lend the government money and you'd end up being stung rather than rewarded for saving.
ALEX BRUMMER: UK swamped by debts as coronavirus bites
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 2:06 AM
The latest reckoning from the IMF is that world economic production will plunge by 7.5 per cent this year because everyone is suffering the devastating
consequences of coronavirus lockdown.
Would you book a lockdown family photoshoot?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 2:04 AM
Tuesday lunchtime was one of the more unusual ones. Working from home and balmy 25 degree heat aside, I partook in a lockdown family photoshoot.
More than 1,000 staff at restaurant Carluccio's laid off
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 2:00 AM
It has been rescued by Giraffe and Ed's Easy Diner owner Boparan Restaurant Group, controlled by 'chicken king' Ranjit Boparan. But only 800 staff at 30 restaurants will keep their jobs.
Owner of coach holiday provider Shearings collapses
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 1:59 AM
Administrators at EY were unable to find a buyer for Specialist Leisure Group, which also owns brands such as Country Living Hotels and UK Breakaways.
Blow for Burberry investors as £120m dividend is axed
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 1:58 AM
The luxury retailer ditched a payout worth £120m, hammering investors who have now endured almost £31 billion of lost dividends from listed firms since the outbreak.
Founder Stelios loses his bid to eject Easyjet bosses
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 1:56 AM
He accused the airline of 'voting fraud' after he lost a shareholder ballot to unseat bosses including chief executive Johan Lundgren and chairman John Barton.
Quarantine shoes to help reopen Kurt
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 1:54 AM
Shoppers will also have to wear disposable 'pop socks' when they put on shoes, which retail for up to £275, to limit the risk of infection.
British Land looks set for coronavirus hit with offices closed
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 1:41 AM
Its £11.7 billion portfolio is 55 per cent London offices, while 41 is retail properties. It is likely to face questions about what the future holds for offices.
MARKET REPORT: Chinese take away target to hit shareholders
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 1:38 AM
Beijing ditched its forecast for GDP growth for the first time since the measure was introduced in 1990. President Xi Jinping said it was too difficult to predict the outlook for 2020.
Four things to do if easyJet breach has put your personal details at risk
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 May 2020 12:05 AM
EasyJet customers who know or think their data has been put at risk should change their passwords, check their credit card statements and be on the lookout for fake refund emails, experts said.
Providers reveal an increase in calls on landline phones since lockdown
TalkTalk says calls made via landline phones in Britain have doubled during the pandemic as Britons turning to traditional methods of communication to stay in touch.
Should cyclists have insurance and a penalty points threat?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 May 2020 6:47 AM
Nick Freeman, says the rise in the number of people cycling in lockdown is at a 'critical' level now that more cars are returning to the road, and new laws are needed.
Mortgage holidays have been extended - how does it work and what will it cost you?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 May 2020 6:44 AM
The scheme, initially set up in March, has been extended so that the deadline for applying for an repayment break is now 31 October, with borrowers eligible for a break of up to six months.
Taxpayers set to be saddled with £10bn of bad emergency loans
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 May 2020 4:53 AM
A survey by the Business Banking Resolution Service found that of those who had taken one of the Government's taxpayer-backed loans, 43 per cent said they did not expect to repay it.
Lloyds boss Antonio Horta Osorio hit by investor mutiny over his pay
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 May 2020 4:52 AM
The mutiny at came as the latest embarrassment for chief exec Antonio Horta Osorio, who had already seen his pay under the new remuneration policy reduced from a maximum of £9.8m to £7m.
Feedback gets Bleepa opportunity amid pandemic
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 May 2020 3:26 AM
Bleepa is a communication tool for healthcare professionals, which allows them to share and discuss medical images and patient cases.
UK's major recovery firms give their early reports on car breakdowns in lockdown
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 May 2020 2:37 AM
The three biggest car breakdown assistance providers - AA, RAC and Green Flag - provided data to compare the number of breakdown call-outs at the start of lockdown to those received last week.
Widow, 96, gets £117k after being paid wrong state pension
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 May 2020 1:30 AM
The DWP is accused of 'shocking' treatment of Rosemary Chattell, pictured left, who lives in a Cheshire care home and is unaware she has been handed the vast sum.
How can I get a refund from Tui for my holidays?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 May 2020 12:25 AM
Our holiday in June has been cancelled and we were offered a credit refund but I would rather have my money back. I am finding it hard to get through to Tui. What can I do?
Skoda launches scooter for new cars that replaced a spare wheel
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 May 2020 12:24 AM
The branded scooter is a £120 option for the latest Scala hatchback and Kamiq compact-SUV models. But if you want one in your new Skoda, you will need to have a tyre repair kit, it says.
Grandparents can keep state pension credits for childcare in lockdown
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 11:41 PM
Many grandparents get credits for providing childcare. But normal arrangements have been upended by restrictions to safeguard elderly people and halt the spread of Covid-19.
MARKET REPORT: Global stocks plunge on fresh US jobless fears
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 1:51 PM
The rise in first-time applications was in line with estimates - but still bodes ill for May unemployment figures. These will almost certainly rise from the 14.7 per cent jobless rate in April.
Cat Rock accuses Amazon of misleading watchdog over Deliveroo buy-up
Amazon's bid for a minority stake in Deliveroo has been provisionally cleared by the CMA, which fears the British firm will otherwise go bust because of a hit to its revenues from the coronavirus crisis.
ALEX BRUMMER: The worst is not over for the monetary system
As the spread of Covid-19 ramped up in March, markets came close to their own lockdown. It required interventions by central banks on both sides of the Atlantic to stop a credit crunch.
Bargain hunters boost investment platform AJ Bell
More than 30,000 new customers bought shares and funds through the investment platform in the six months to March 31, which included the period after the stock market meltdown in late February.
Pets at Home reopens puppy parlours with 45,000 dogs to be groomed
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 1:50 PM
The retailer's groomers usually cut the hair of around 1,000 dogs per day across the country, and there are hundreds of dogs sitting on waiting lists at some of its 300 salons.
Red flag raised over Jigsaw accounts after we reveal boardroom exodus
The business is controlled by Carphone Warehouse founder David Ross, 54, (pictured with his with ex-partner Shelley Ross) who took over in an attempted rescue deal two years ago.
Easyjet braced for showdown with Stelios over £4.5bn Airbus order
Sir Stelios will grill Easyjet bosses about the budget airline's ties to European plane maker Airbus. And he will lead a vote to unseat board members including chief exec Johan Lundgren
The banks paying savers zero interest and just £1 on £10,000 of savings
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 12:06 PM
More than 200 savings accounts now pay savers just 10p of interest each year for £1,000 tucked away, while one building society has recently cut its rate to zero.
HMRC: Property transactions at lowest level since records began
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 10:52 AM
In April there were 38,060 transactions completed, which is less than half the number seen at the same point a year ago, HM Revenue & Custom's latest figures suggest.
Meltdown at M&S: More stores facing the axe as profits collapse
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 10:11 AM
The 136-year-old chain, led by chief exec Steve Rowe (pictured) revealed it had been forced to write off £145m on clothes it has been unable to sell during the lockdown.
Drug-driving offences in England and Wales increased by a fifth last year
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 8:35 AM
Drug driving prosecutions rose from9,687 in 2018 to 11,614 last year - an increase of 20% - according to the latest MoJ data.
Brabus launches a £440,000 armoured Mercedes G-Wagen
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 8:33 AM
The German luxury car tuner has taken a Mercedes G-Wagen and cladded it in armoured steel to create a blast-resistant SUV that will keep the most under-threat individuals safe.
AJ Bell rakes in 45% extra from trading fees in six months
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 8:26 AM
The upturn in trading fee revenue was partly driven by a surge in dealing once market volatility kicked-off during lockdown, the investment platform said.
Can you be made redundant while on furlough? Firms axe staff
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 7:55 AM
As big firms make redundancies, we have spoken to a number of furloughed workers who are now being told they will may lose their jobs
First Jaguar Land Rover car drives off the production line during lockdown
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 6:41 AM
An £84,000 Range Rover was the first new car to be completed in lockdown as the British firm looked to kickstart efforts to recover from the collapse in new vehicle demand caused by the pandemic.
What the fund that beat the crash is buying now: Argonaut Absolute Return
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 5:21 AM
We speak to manager Barry Norris to ask him how the fund not only weathered the storm but turned a big profit - and what he is investing in now.
Meet the man on a mission to keep small local businesses THRIVING
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 5:02 AM
In response to seeing the pressure Covid-19 has put on local businesses, freelance marketing consultant Robbie Allen has launched The Thriving Box Co to help them grow and ultimately survive.
Will the coronavirus crash lead to a double digit inflation spike?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 12:59 AM
With inflation plunging to 0.8%, you may think a suggestion of a return to high inflation is wrongheaded, but it's worth listening to the argument.
Interest rates could be cut below zero, suggests Bank of England boss
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 12:51 AM
Having previously batted away the prospect of negative interest rates, describing them as not a 'plausible tool', Andrew Bailey yesterday told MPs it would be 'foolish' to rule it out.
Could we see an inflation wave followed by a price crash?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 12:33 AM
Pete Comley, the author of the book Inflation Matters, says the coronavirus crash could lead to a wave of inflation in the latter part of the decade.
Can I rely on my half-brother's DIY will to inherit our mum's house?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 12:31 AM
I want to make sure my late mum's house passes to me, as the quid pro quo for allowing him to stay there without paying anything. Helen Taylor, of Franklins Solicitors, replies
MARKET REPORT: Credit to Experian as it shrugs off corona crisis
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 May 2020 12:29 AM
It was barely affected by the coronavirus crisis in the most recent financial year, which ended on March 31. Revenues jumped 7 per cent to £4.3bn, while profits fell 2 per cent to £770m.
NatWest/RBS staff member reveals lockdown target pressure
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 May 2020 11:39 PM
RBS and NatWest have been accused of using sales target pressure for branch staff under coronavirus-lockdown at home.
Matalan chief sues PwC over Monaco tax haven bill
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 May 2020 1:51 PM
Businessman John Hargreaves, 76, who has an estimated fortune of £550m, moved to the tax haven after his company floated on the stock exchange in 1998.
Venezuela and Bank of England head to court over £1bn of bullion
In an extraordinary case being brought before the High Court, Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro (pictured) is demanding the UK hand over £1bn in gold bullion to help it fight the Covid-19 pandemic.